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January 2017

Earthwool® Ceiling Batts Performance

Thermal Conductivity
ASTM C 518 and AS/NZS 4859.1: 2002.
Earthwool Ceiling batts are made using recycled glass and with ECOSE® Technology,
Thermal Resistance
a revolutionary binder based on rapidly renewable materials instead of petro-based
ASTM C 653 and AS/NZS 4859.1: 2002.
chemicals. ECOSE Technology reduces binder embodied energy and contains no
added phenol, formaldehyde, acrylics or artificial colours.

Application Technical Data

Earthwool Ceiling batts provide a cost-effective thermal and acoustical barrier for
energy-efficient construction. The consistent quality, low dust, and clean-cutting Water Vapour Absorption (ASTM C 1104)
resilient glasswool makes installation fast. Earthwool Ceiling batts can be used in • Less than 5% by weight.
timber frame applications in residential and commercial structures. Knauf Insulation Corrosion Resistance (ASTM C 665)
offers Earthwool Ceiling batts in a wide range of sizes. • No greater than sterile cotton.
Microbial Growth (ASTM C 1338)
Specification Compliance • Does not support microbial growth.
AS/NZS 4859.1: 2002 Materials used in the Thermal Insulation of Buildings and comply
with the Building Code of Australia (BCA) requirements. Fire Hazard Properties (AS/NZS 1530.3)
• Ignitability: 0, Spread of flame: 0,
Heat Evolved: 0, Smoke Developed: 0-1.
Combustibility (AS 1530.1)
• Non-combustible.

Appraisal No.873 [2016 ]

Wall, Ceiling and Acoustic
Earthwool Ceiling Batts
Knauf Insulation’s Earthwool products
Bio-solubility with ECOSE® Technology benefit from
The formulation used for Earthwool insulation has been independently assessed to meet
a formaldehyde-free binder based on
the requirements of the stringent Note Q standard (and is therefore consistent with the
rapidly renewable materials instead of
highest Australian and New Zealand industry standards), and also assessed by Knauf
Insulation against the criteria of the Australian Safety and Compensation Council ASCC petro-based chemicals. The technology
Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances [NOHSC: 1008 3rd Edition]. has been developed for Knauf
As a result of this assessment, Earthwool insulation is not classified as hazardous Insulation’s glass and rock mineral wool
according to the NOHSC criteria. products, enhancing their environmental

Features and Benefits credentials without affecting the thermal,

acoustic or fire performance. Earthwool
Proven Performance
•P  referred by professional installers concerned with quality, appearance and products made with ECOSE Technology
productivity. contain no dye or artificual colours - the
• Excellent acoustical properties reduce sound transmission in the home when properly colour is completely natural.

 arthwool Ceiling batts are odourless, rot proof, non-hygroscopic, does not sustain
vermin and will not encourage the growth of fungi, mould or bacteria.

Superior Handling
•H ighly resilient insulation recovers quickly to full thickness for a snug fit and superior
finished aesthetics.
• Consistent quality materials feel good, cut easily and install fast.
• Low dust for easier handling and increased productivity.

Convenient Packaging, Easier Handling Specification Guide

•E  arthwool Ceiling batts are packaged in a strong, white poly bag that offers excellent The ceiling insulation shall be Earthwool
protection from abuse, dust and moisture. Ceiling batts R*, *mm thick, BRANZ
• Earthwool Ceiling batt packages feature easy to follow installation instructions. appraised to meet the provisions of
• MasterBag insulation units (containing multiple packs) ensure reduced handling costs the BCA. The product will be non-
with improved compression – more square metres per bag, more square metres per combustible, CFC/HCFC free, zero
truck load, fewer trips to the job site and less warehouse space for storage. ODP and GWP, Global GreenTag Cert™
Level A certified, glasswool insulation
Superior Service and Support
with high post-consumer recycled glass
 nauf Insulation is totally focused on providing first class customer service, producing
content and with ECOSE® Technology.
high quality product and ‘on time in full’ deliveries.
It will be manufactured under Quality
 nauf Insulation recognises the need to establish, develop and support a professional
Assurance Standards ISO 9001:2008
network of distributors and re-sellers in order to service a growing insulation market.
and ISO 14001:2004 by Knauf
 nauf Insulation is committed to providing a comprehensive range of relevant sales
Insulation and shall be installed in
and marketing literature and web-based technical information to support specifiers
accordance with the instructions issued
and customers.
by them.
Earthwool Ceiling batts are free from CFCs, HCFCs and any other material with ozone *architect to insert details of
depletion potential in the manufacture and content and represent no known threat to the products used.
environment. Earthwool Ceiling batts’ manufacture has low impact on the environment
and is classified as Zero ODP and Zero GWP.

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Earthwool® Ceiling Batts

Material Thickness R-Value Width Length Pieces Area Per
E-Code Per Pack
Code (mm) (m2K/W) (mm) (mm) per Pack Pack (m²)

2437530 E2264 125 2.5 430 1160 30 15.0 13.8

Ceiling Batts – Timber Frame

2437531 E2265 125 2.5 580 1160 30 20.2 18.6

2437530 E2270 145 3.0 430 1160 23 11.5 13.2
2437535 E2271 145 3.0 580 1160 23 15.5 17.8
2437539 E2281 175 3.5 580 1160 21 14.1 18.2
2437538 E4342 175 3.5 430 1160 21 10.5 13.4
2437542 E2283 195 4.0 580 1160 18 12.1 18.4
2437541 E4343 195 4.0 430 1160 18 9.0 13.6
2437544 E2285 210 5.0 580 1160 11 7.4 17.7
2437543 E4344 210 5.0 430 1160 11 5.5 13.2
2437546 E2287 275 6.0 580 1160 11 7.4 18.3
2437545 E4345 275 6.0 430 1160 11 5.5 13.6

Appraisal No.873 [2016 ]

Wall, Ceiling and Acoustic

Knauf Insulation Pty Ltd

Unit 1, 44 Borthwick Avenue
Murarrie QLD 4172

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